12 2021

Upheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begin

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Center 360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

Contact Judith Alperin

Register for in-person or virtual event in advance. As part of the Beckerman Jewish Cultural Arts Series and in co-sponsorship with First Calvary Baptist Church, New Haven, the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven presents Upheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begin.

Menachem Begin was imprisoned by the Soviets, orphaned by the Holocaust, elected Prime Minister of Israel, crowned peacemaker by the Nobel Prize Committee and ultimately disgraced by the Lebanon War. Explore Begin’s life and legacy in this captivating new documentary from writer and director Jonathan Gruber. Don't miss the opportunity to view rarely seen archival materials and revealing interviews.

Join us for an in-person screening of UPHEAVAL on Sunday, December 12. Talkback panelists include film producers Rob Schwartz and Rachel Greenberg, Rev. Dr. Boise Kimber, local clergy, public dignitaries and moderator professor Doron Ben-Atar. Music will be provided by the First Calvary Baptist Ensemble.


If you cannot make our in-person screening and talkback, we invite you to participate in our Upheaval virtual program. Watch the film online at your convenience Monday, December 13 - Wednesday, December 15. After the film, enjoy a pre-recorded discussion moderated by Jodi Rudoren, Editor in Chief of the Forward.